Rachael Lindberg
Concordia University
Publications 2
#1Pakize Uludag (Concordia University)H-Index: 1
#2Rachael Lindberg (Concordia University)H-Index: 1
Last.Caroline Payant (UQAM: Université du Québec à Montréal)H-Index: 5
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Abstract The current trend in second language writing assessment has been toward the integration of multiple competencies in one task, specifically by incorporating reading and listening sources into integrated writing tasks. However, research has shown that novice writers may have difficulty understanding source text information, paraphrasing and summarizing source information, and incorporating that information into a coherent piece of writing. To shed further light on the relationship between...
#1Caroline Payant (UQAM: Université du Québec à Montréal)H-Index: 5
#2Kim McDonough (Concordia University)H-Index: 20
Last.Rachael Lindberg (Concordia University)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Integrated writing tasks are widely used in L2 academic proficiency tests (Cohen, 2009) even though L2 writers experience challenges with the comprehension and integration of source ideas (Plakans & Gebril, 2013). Relatively few studies have examined whether prewriting planning helps mitigate these challenges (Hayes, 1996) or whether L2 writers' individual differences affect any potential benefits for prewriting planning. Therefore, this study explores the contribution of source compreh...
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